Community ownership in health care and the delivery of patient and public involvement

June 9, 2013

Ahead of the Social Enterprise UK – Fit for the Future conference on June 17th, Jessie Cunnett has published a new paper to support her slot on the agenda. Focusing on how social enterprises can boost public and patient engagement in national health services.

The paper considers how the principles of social enterprise are being used to establish new models of patient and public involvement and engagement. Through the case studies of Engaging Communities Staffordshire and East Sussex Community Voice, it considers the challenges and possibilities of this approach.

It looks at the benefits of using the social enterprise model, which can exist in its own right, be free to make and take its own decisions, be independent of the wider health system and be wholly owned by the patients and public involved. Click here to read the article. 


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